"A City" : Original Artwork by Karien Bredenkamp
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"A City"

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Print Or Original?:Limited Edition Print
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Prints: Limited edition of 50

About The Artwork: 

Introducing "A City," a surreal black-and-white illustration featuring a mushroom growing inside a lightbulb, with a crown on the top and spores being released at the bottom. The artwork is captivating and mysterious, inviting viewers to interpret it in their way and explore its hidden depths.

The mushroom represents the emergence of something new, often associated with the natural world and organic growth. Mushrooms also have a symbolic connection to the concept of enlightenment, as some cultures have used them in religious or spiritual rituals to induce altered states of consciousness.

The lightbulb, on the other hand, represents invention and the human ability to create and innovate. It is often used as a symbol of inspiration and the "aha!" moment when a breakthrough idea comes to mind.

Together, the mushroom inside the lightbulb represents the fusion of these ideas - the natural and the man-made, the organic and the inventive. It can be seen as a symbol of the potential for growth and creativity, with the mushroom representing the seed of an idea and the lightbulb representing the process of bringing that idea to fruition.

A crown is a symbol of power, authority, and royalty. The crown represents the pinnacle of achievement and success, as well as the responsibility and duty that come with leadership. Beyond its literal meaning, the crown can also represent personal achievement, as in the phrase "crowning achievement" or the idea of "wearing a crown" as a metaphor for achieving one's goals or fulfilling one's potential.

“At the center of your being
you have the answer;
you know who you are
and you know what you want.”
― Lao Tzu

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